How to Prepare Zucchini So Tasty, It Rivals Your Favorite Meats

Discover a delightful way to cook zucchini that will make it the star of your meal. This recipe, inspired by an Indian hostess, transforms simple zucchini into a delicious and hearty snack that’s perfect for any occasion.


  • 2 zucchinis
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • ⅓ cup cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 cucumber
  • 70 ml oil (for frying)


  1. Prepare the Zucchini:
    • Use a fork to make indentations on the skin of the zucchinis by running the tines along the vegetables.
    • Cut the zucchinis into thin lengthwise slices.
    • Transfer the slices to a deep container, sprinkle with salt, and let them sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Prepare the Cheese Mixture:
    • Grate the cheese using a coarse grater.
    • Pass the garlic through a press and add it to the cheese.
    • If desired, finely chop dill and parsley and mix them with the cheese.
    • Add sour cream to the cheese and garlic mixture and mix thoroughly.
  3. Prepare the Zucchini Slices:
    • In a large bowl, beat the eggs.
    • Place flour in a separate flat plate.
    • Drain any liquid released from the salted zucchini slices.
    • Coat each zucchini slice first in flour, then in the beaten egg mixture, and again in flour.
  4. Fry the Zucchini:
    • Heat 70 ml of oil in a pan.
    • Place the coated zucchini slices in the pan and fry them on both sides until golden brown.
  5. Prepare the Filling:
    • Cut the tomato and cucumber into small cubes.
  6. Assemble the Rolls:
    • Place a spoonful of the cheese mixture on each fried zucchini slice.
    • Add a few cubes of tomato and cucumber on one edge.
    • Roll the zucchini slice around the filling to create a roll.

Serving Suggestion

Serve these zucchini rolls as a hearty snack or appetizer. They are perfect for parties, family gatherings, or even as a delicious side dish.

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 180
  • Total Fat: 12g
    • Saturated Fat: 4g
    • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 500mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 12g
    • Dietary Fiber: 2g
    • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 6g

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